Berggruen Research Fellowships in Indian Philosophy (EXPIRED)
Wolfson College, Oxford
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|Location||Oxford, England, United Kingdom|
|Start date||October 2016|
WOLFSON COLLEGE, OXFORD
BERGGRUEN RESEARCH FELLOWS - TWO POSTS each for TWO years in approaches in Indian Philosophy
Wolfson College, a postgraduate college of the University of Oxford, proposes to appoint two stipendiary Research Fellows in approaches in Indian Philosophy.
Wolfson College is a postgraduate college of the University of Oxford, with members from over 80 nationalities. The Berggruen Institute has created a Philosophy and Culture Centre involving comparative and interdisciplinary study of philosophy and culture with a particular focus on Eastern and Western traditions. It provides Fellowships, two of them in Wolfson, intended to facilitate insights to inform and influence dialogue on matters of contemporary importance by drawing on Eastern and Western philosophical traditions.
The Berggruen Research Fellows at Wolfson must be innovative thinkers engaged in work in Wolfson across cultures and disciplines. They can select any one of the themes mentioned below to study through the lens of a particular Indian philosophical tradition,e.g. Hinduism, Buddhism, their interactions with each other, or the interactions of Hinduism with Islam.
Current Research Themes
The Autonomous Self and the Relational Self, Harmony and Freedom, Equality and Hierarchy, Democracy and Political Meritocracy, Humans and Non-Humans, Humans and Technology, and, Sustainable Innovation.
Main tasks of the post:
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||http://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/content/berggruen-rese...|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||May 13, 2016, 7:59pm BST|
|Web address for more information||http://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/content/berggruen-rese...|
|Contact name||The President's PA, Wolfson College Oxford|
|Time created||April 11, 2016, 8:47am UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||May 13, 2016, 7:59pm BST|
|Expired on||May 14, 2016, 7:59pm BST|
|Last updated||July 13, 2016, 3:00pm UTC|
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